Motorhomes and cycling are a perfect match for Bob McDowell, who attempts one of the best Alpine sportives, then watches the Tour de France in Belgium.
In the afternoon we climbed Alpe dHuez this time in the Bailey to register for the event.
Wed enjoyed two of the three cycling-motorcaravanning intimacies, but with no performance-enhancing products, beyond beetroot gels and porridge.Less than halfway into the event I was in trouble, with no food stop for at least 20km and every metre 20-21 mars rencontres universités entreprises (paris france) of that would be uphill.The Alpine town of Le Bourg dOisans welcomes many an adventurer.Here are some beautifully tended flowers, there are neatly trimmed hedges, and everywhere is a panorama of the stunning mountains that mark out this special park.Searchfermer, sportclose 54Events, refine your search, dateRelevanceIncreasing PricePrice Descending, ticket.Our trip to France and Belgium was to embrace both the first and last of these phenomena.This place is certainly tough on man, woman and machine.
The motorhome has a central place in cycling.
The Program, a recent movie documenting Lance Armstrongs systematic cheating, is filmed at length in motorhomes.
Its physically hard, and you wonder sometimes why you do it, but its tremendously rewarding.
Today, Mike (the most experienced of us) and I would ride the full Gran Fondo route of La Marmotte.To find out more about these cycling events in France, as well as sightseeing events in the Alps, take a look at the Alpe de Huez website and Grand Trophee Cycling Classics France.To our relief, the mid-morning heat was bearable, and our confidence rose.The multi-sport hard court, swimming pool (heated and covered for colder days modern café/bar and beautifully tiled shower block all surpassed our expectations.A la Rencontre du Soleil campsite, booked via the Camping and Caravanning Club.On the lower slopes of the Col du Mollard I bonked, the cyclists term for what runners call hitting the wall.So it was a new route, but just as evil.Accros des musées parisiens, vous croyez avoir tout vu, tout visité, tout écumé Dans la capitale, rien nest jamais terminé!You deserve the view in ways that drivers dont.